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RT RT
 • 04 Oct 2014 17 reviews 1 follower
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Just came home from dinner at this place. I ordered a pasta thats supposed to come with lobster bisque sauce, scallops and prawns. It came lukewarm, 1/4 of the pasta is undercooked. What an insult to call the sauce "lobster bisque". It was a grayish-brown translucent watery light broth that was cooked with dried miniature (fermented?) shirmps. It smells foul and lacks depth. It is simply a bad dish. I asked for pamesean cheese to make the dish bearable. It came in thin slices...? Well, by then I couldn't care less and dumped all the cheese in. The portion is pathetically small - while I left the place hungry, thank God I didn't have to sit through another minute of the torture.

My husband had the Basque chicken. The meat was stale; kinda reminds us of KFC and their rotten rancid chicken (only difference was that it cost about 5 times as much). The marinate tasted like heated Doritos salsa sauce from FairPrice - we had to use liberal amounts of tomato sauce to make the dish edible. Tomato sauce. Its a bloody insult to the chef to have to use tomato sauce but he/she deserves it. Oh and the potatoes that came with the dish were cold. It was a wretched dish that I wouldn't serve to my worst enemies.

All in all this has been a horrifying experience to have paid 70 bucks for. Kudos to Marmalade's marketing team - they have made mediocre food look good enough on the menu to trick people to come in. Bravo *slow clap*

We wouldn't mind paying double (triple and quadruple even) the amount for a good meal and honestly wouldn't have eaten this slop even if it was offered to us for free. Shame on you, Marmalade Pantry. Shame on you.


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I spent $36 per person.

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mediumrareandothers
 • 26 Sep 2014 20 reviews 0 follower
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For more reviews and photos, click here: http://mediumrareandothers.blogspot.com/2014/09/marmalade-pantry-orchard-ion.html

This is another affordable place for meals in Orchard, well, if you're looking at places like Saveur, and thinks that Alfresco Gutso downstairs is too expensive. For more affordable eats, you can check out Ion's basement.
 
They do have many kinds of flour-based mains like pasta with all sorts of interesting sauces, meats, sandwiches, and the likes.
Also well-known are their pastries, which are in full glory on the counters, totally making those hungry people queuing up even hungrier, like me.
 
Here's what we had for dinner...
 
 
Pork Lagsana ($24) 
with fresh ricotta
 
The Maramalade Mac and Cheese ($24)
on a skillet with mozzarella, parmesan, emmental and gruyere
 
Sea-salt Caramel Cheesecake ($8) 
 
 
The cakes comes in slices and wholes, which can be a good idea for birthday cakes, if you do not mind the $60+ price tag.
 
Nothing fantastic, just very normal. It's usually crowded during dinner time and totally not worth the queue-up...
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I spent $25 per person.

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  • Pork Lagsana ($24) 
with fresh ricotta
  • Pork Lagsana ($24) 
with fresh ricotta

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Qi Sheng Ong
 • 24 Aug 2014 3 reviews 0 follower
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Visited this place to get some cupcakes to go. 

1. My wife and I were waiting right at the entrance where one of the service staff (guy in specs) started arranging a stack of menus. I can't fathom how the stack of menus is more important than customers obviously waiting to be served. And what's more,  after arranging the menus for like 2 minutes, he hurried off without paying any attention to us. We had to get attention of another staff. 

2. All right,  so maybe we are getting takeaway, so no service charge that's why we can't expect service. Right? Wrong. We were charged service charge for takeaway. First time I encountered this. What kind of service are we getting actually? I found out when I go home.

3. So we finally got our cupcakes and got home. When we opened up the deceivingly pretty little box, what greeted us was a strand of hair on one of the cupcake. Oh.. so the service charge is for a hairy cupcake. Now I got it. 

So you can guess when we will be heading back to Marmalade Pantry again - As long as I can take to forget about hairy cupcakes.
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Must tries: hairy cupcakes

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